With us, you’ll always find our lawyers are friendly and approachable. That’s why we promise you that as our client, you will always be given the direct phone and email details of your lawyer – making it easy to get in touch.Find out more
Your Local Solicitors in Brighton & Southwick
QualitySolicitors Howlett Clarke are the longest-established solicitors in Brighton and Hove. We have been giving legal advice to the residents of Brighton, Hove and Sussex for nearly 250 years. Our Brighton office can be found on Church Street, whilst our Southwick office resides in Southwick Square.
“I’ve never known other solicitors give so much support and care about the little but very important things.”
H Rogers, Sussexdown Care Home
A Tailored Personal Service
We aim to make talking to your lawyer more accessible, this is why you get their name and contact details. Our promise of a 'same day response' means your question is never an inconvenience. We are real people, just like you, and whatever life throws your way we are here to help and promise to take the time to fully understand your needs before providing sound, jargon-free, professional advice.
We never hide our costs. If you are not sure if we can help then please contact us as our initial discussion is free.
If you cannot find information relating to your situation, please get in touch. You can submit your enquiry online, via email or telephone.
Looking after the legal needs of Brighton, Hove and Sussex for over 240 years. This is our heritage.
A team with combined legal experience of over 300 years. This is our reputation.
Have a question or need some help? Call us today on 01273 838 756
Your local legal experts
QualitySolicitors is the largest network of law firms in the UK, with local law firms spanning the whole of England and Wales and customer service at the heart of everything we do.
We are dedicated to providing the highest quality legal advice and expertise for our customers, but in a way that’s far friendlier, more accessible and clear-talking than you might expect from a law firm.
Have you ever wanted to just ask a lawyer if they can help you, without worrying about what it may cost to contact them? If so, call QualitySolicitors and together we can work out what your next steps might be... in confidence, at no cost and with no obligation. At QualitySolicitors, our Free Initial Assessment promise puts you directly in touch with a local law firm who will happily talk to you for free to clarify how they can help you.Find out more
Using a solicitor doesn’t have to involve any unexpected costs. We promise to confirm the full costs you can expect before we begin any work and keep you informed throughout. And we won’t start any work until we know you’re happy with our estimate.Find out more
Need a lawyer who’ll get in touch when they say they will and not leave you in the dark? Good news – we promise to you, our clients - call or email us by 3pm, Monday to Friday and you’ll hear back from us the very same day. And if we can’t give you a full response straight away because your question needs further investigation, we’ll always let you know and give you details of exactly when we’ll next be in touch.Find out more
QualitySolicitors law firms know that when you need to meet with a solicitor, finding time during office hours can prove impractical. So we thought we’d help by offering flexible opening hours; simple!Find out more
I am delighted to say I have been given the honour of serving as President of the Sussex Law Society this year. I can only hope to do as well as Emma Weir during her successful and productive year as president. On behalf of the committee, I would like to thank Emma for her contribution and I personally look forward to working with her and all on the committee this year.Read More
Sussex-based QualitySolicitors Howlett Clarke is offering Wills at no cost to the over 55 years as part of an award-winning Will Scheme partnership with Barnardo’s.Read More
Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, sadly passed away in August and did so without leaving a Will. This might come as a surprise to many given her superstar status and assets worth an estimated £62.3 million. Without a Will in place, local law is dictating how her estate is being divided, rather than this being her own choice. This is further complicated because one of her sons has special needs that require financial and medical support for the rest of his life. The process of administering her estate could take years to resolve because of this lack of clear division and potential claims to the inheritance, and will likely play out in public.Read More
The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, has proposed introducing longer tenancies for private renters. If the plan, which was tabled in July this year, is put into action it would mean landlords and tenants may have to commit to a minimum three-year residential tenancy term in place of the current six to 12 month tenancy agreements. This, in my opinion, creates repercussions for everyone involved.Read More